Tuesday, 10 September 2013

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
ITS A DEMYELINATING DISEASE AFFECTING WHITE MATTER OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
CLINICAL FEATURES:
AGE: COMMON AGE GROUP INVOLVED IS 15 TO 40 YEARS.
PROGRESSION:DIFFERENT
SENSORY DEFICIT: TINGLING NUMBNESS AND LOSS OF SENSATIONS
MOTOR SYMPTOMS: SPASTICITY DUE TO INVOLVEMENT OF PYRAMIDAL FIBRES.
REFLEXES: BABINSKI POSITIVE,HYPER EXCITABLE DEEP TENDON JERKS.
VISUAL DISTURBANCES
BOWEL AND BLADDER DYSFUNCTION
COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION:
TREATMENT:
SENSORY RETRAINING
TENS,IFT,OR HOT PACKS 
  •  FOR PAIN RELEIF AND RELEIVE MUSCLE SPASM
  • TO RELEIVE SPASTICITY ICE APPLICATION,SUSTAINED STRETCHING,GENTLE PASSIVE MOVEMENTS,WEIGHT BEARING EXERCISES,BIOFEEDBACK.
  • MOBILITY AND FLEXIBILITY EXERCISES.
  • COORDINATION EXERCISES
  • GAIT TRAINING
  • DEEP BREAT5HING EXERCISES

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